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Proud as a Peacock Cowl

Proud as a Peacock cowl.
Proud as a Peacock cowl.

Beautiful blues and greens span this Proud as a Peacock cowl, creating a fan of glory, to be envied by all. The intricate lace stitches combined with glass beads and silky blue-faced Leicester wool lend a sophisticated look to this stunning cowl. Pair it with an evening dress or a casual pair of jeans, whichever the choice, you’ll receive so many compliments, you’ll be beaming with pride.

I love, love, love my new cowl. It’s the perfect accessory piece for me and I’m so glad that I decided to modify the Renaissance fan shawl pattern into a cowl. The pattern is perfect for a knit in-the-round cowl, and grows at just the right proportions. I didn’t really have to alter a thing. Just knit the repeat pattern and add a garter edge in the beginning. Piece of cake to knit… even the beaded areas. I will definitely be doing this one again in other colors.

Color: highly saturated blues and greens.
Size: One size (S – XL),  Measures 26″ circumference by 27″ long.
Material: 50% Silk, 50% Blue-faced Leicester wool.
Gently hand wash – Lay flat or dry clean.

Proud as a Peacock cowl.
Folded for color.

Proud as a Peacock cowl.
Proud as a Peacock cowl.

Proud as a Peacock cowl.
Back view of cowl.

Proud as a Peacock cowl.
Full view of cowl.

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This cowl is not for sale. 

*Special thanks to Nim Teasdale (Renaissance Fan shawl) for creating such a lovely pattern and Helen from Moonlightyarns for custom-dying such beautiful yarn to work with.